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Slovenian Economy


Cilji predmeta

Understaning of Slovene economy in comparison wth other EU countries.
Understanding of connection between main economic categories
Understanding economic policies
Understanding of main economic problems of Slovenia and EU countries

Vsebina predmeta

This course provides an overview of the Slovenian economy. A special emphasis is dedicated to the current trends and problems, such as the pension system’s reforms, international competitiveness of the Slovenian economy, regulation of markets, etc. In seminars and paper presentations participants will draw comparisons between Slovenia and their own countries.

Introduction: key characteristics of the Slovenian economy
• GDP and economic growth
• Unemployment
• Inflation
• (Balance of payments)

Institutional changes from socialist to the market economy: privatisation and governance structure, new institutions and structure
Firms’ performance
Fiscal policy and public finance reform (tax reform, pension reform, health care reform)
Foreign direct investments to Slovenia and CE Europe
Slovenia and EMU
Slovenian accession to the EU: financial issues
Slovenian financial market
Liberalization and regulation of Slovenian utilities
International competitiveness of Slovenia

Nosilci predmeta

  • red. prof. dr. Bogomir Kovač

  • Katedra za ekonomijo (redni član)
  • Katedra za mednarodno ekonomijo in poslovanje (pridruženi član)
  • Katedra za podjetništvo (pridruženi član)
  • Govorilne ure
  • torek ob 12.00 v P-302
  • Govorilne ure
  • sreda ob 11.00 v P-302
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